»Manhattan Transfer« in Budapest, Constructivist Cover by Gusztáv Végh, 1928

DOS PASSOS, John: NAGYVÁROS (Manhattan Transfer). Cover by Gusztáv Végh. Budapest: [1928].

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DOS PASSOS, John: NAGYVÁROS (Manhattan Transfer). Regény [Novel]. Fordította [Translation] Gaál Andor. Cover by G[usztáv] V[égh]. Budapest: Athenaeum [1928].

8to, 472 p. Original publisher's wrappers.

First Hungarian edition of this prototype urban novel. The splendid cubo-futurist cover for this edition was created by Gusztáv Végh (1889-1937), a well known modernist illustrator and poster designer close the the Hungarian avant-garde group "MA" of Lajos Kassák.

Condition: Edges of cover worn and partly torn, in parts also dog eared, back side with some scratches of ink, upper and lower part of spine enforced with acid free Tape, generally solid copy of this particularly rare item.

Reference: Vollmer V, 194

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Weight 1 kg